2016 Men's Coaching Carousel

It's the offseason which means that the coaching carousel spins once again. The following is a list of Division III men's soccer head coaching changes since the 2015 season. Included are the names of the incoming and replaced head coaches as well as a little information about both.

To date we are aware of 49 men's coaching changes. Help us make this the most complete and accurate list of Division III men's soccer coaching changes by submitting new or missing coaching changes by e-mail.

[UPDATED: September 2, 2016]

 

 
Albion

Wytse Molenaar (UW-Oshkosh '06)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, UW-Oshkosh ('10-'15) - 79-23-17 (.735)

Career: 79-23-17 (.735)

Replaces

Jerry Block (DePauw '95)

At Albion:
16 years ('00-'15) - 90-118-15 (.437)

Career: 90-118-15 (.437)

 
Albright

Chris Tadley (Albright '12)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Albright ('12-'15)

Replaces

Jared Melot (Lynchburg '09)

At Albright:
3 years ('13-'15) - 14-37-4 (.291)

Career: 14-37-4 (.291)

 
Anna Maria

Malcolm Cheney (Keene St. '14)

Preceding position:
Boy's JV Coach, Hopkinton H.S. ('14-'15)

Replaces

Taskin Guven

At Anna Maria:
3 years ('13-'15) - 10-35-2 (.234)

Career: 55-101-8 (.360)

 
Bard

Brandon Jackson (Middlebury '08)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Bard ('15) - 423-122-55 (.751)

Replaces

Andy McCabe (Middlebury '83)

At Bard:
3 years ('13-'15) - 14-38-1 (.274)

Career: 14-38-1 (.274)

 
Benedictine

Attila Schmidt (Lake Forest '08)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Amherst ('14-'15)

Replaces

Rich Nassif (Northwestern '07)

At Benedictine:
4 years ('12-'15) - 33-38-3 (.466)

Career: 33-38-3 (.466)

 
Berea

Rubem Rodriguez (Cumberlands '14)

Preceding position:
Men's/Women;s Assistant, Berea ('14-'15)

Replaces

Ron Horn (Wayland Baptist)

At Berea:
5 years ('11-'15) - 28-47-2 (.377)

Career: 38-66-3 (.369), Men's and Women's

 
Bluffton

James Kusak (Centre '10)

Preceding position:
Men's/Women's Assistant, Spalding ('14-'15)

Replaces

Rick Nussbaum (Goshen '91)

At Bluffton:
6 years ('10-'15) - 15-86-2 (.155)

Career: 45-135-8 (.261), Men's and Women's

 
Brooklyn

Réal André (Lehman '95)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Brooklyn ('14-'15)

Career: 36-54-5 (.405)

Replaces

Rawle Hensford (York (NY))

At Brooklyn:
7 years ('09-'15) - 50-62-14 (.452)

Career: 50-62-14 (.452)

 
Bryn Athyn

Bill O'Neill ((Rowan))

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Holy Family ('12-'14)

Replaces

Daniel Pérez

At Bryn Athyn:
2 years ('14-'15) - 13-20-1 (.397)

Career: 13-20-1 (.397)

 
Centenary (La.)

Kyle Symczak (Lynchburg '13)

***Interim***

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Centenary (La.) ('14-'15)

Replaces

Emmett Rutkowski (Mary Washington '10)

At Centenary (La.):
2 years ('14-'15) - 8-27-3 (.250)

 
Crown

Luke Herbert

Preceding position:
Men's Basketball Coach, Crown ('09-present)

Replaces

Alex Reyes (Northwestern (Minn.) '10)

At Crown:
2 years ('14-'15) - 11-21-6 (.368)

Career: 11-21-6 (.368)

 
Eastern Nazarene

Mark Bell (Illinois-Chicago)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Cornerstone ('98-'15) - 180-138-33 (.560)

Career: 180-138-33 (.560), NAIA

Replaces

Nick Thompson (Messiah '11)

At Eastern Nazarene:
1 year ('15) - 8-9-1 (.472)

Career: 8-9-1 (.472)

 
East Texas Baptist

Chris Crawford (Dallas Baptist '02)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Dallas Baptist ('12-'14) - 13-36-3 (.279)

Career: 13-36-3 (.279), Division II

Replaces

Paul Grant (Stephen F. Austin '99)

At East Texas Baptist:
3 years ('13-'15) - 12-28-5 (.322)

Career: 75-106-13 (.420), Men's and Women's

 
Emmanual

Daniel Roberts (Bridgewater St. '12)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Mass-Boston ('15)

Replaces

Colin Goin (LIU-South Hampton '03)

At Emmanual:
7 years ('09-'15) - 43-74-13 (.381)

Career: 43-74-13 (.381)

 
Franciscan

Christian Bobak (Franciscan '11)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Franciscan ('15)

Replaces

Ward Rogers (Penn State)

At Franciscan:
3 years ('13-'15) - 15-34-2 (.314)

Career: 15-34-2 (.314)

 
Guilford

Cory Speed (Sterling '08)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Virginia Tech ('15)

Replaces

Jeff Bateson (Alma '98)

At Guilford:
10 years ('06-'15) - 64-102-15 (.395)

Career: 112-161-24 (.418)

 
Heidelberg

Pat Svihlik (Walsh '07)

Preceding position:
Men's/Women's Assistant, Notre Dame College ('14-'16)

Replaces

Ryan Carruth (Saint Lawrence '00)

At Heidelberg:
1 year ('15) - 7-9-5 (.452)

Career: 7-9-5 (.452)

 
Hilbert

Selim Talbi (French Nat'l Inst. of Sport)

Preceding position:
Boy's U14/U15 Coach, Empire Revolution

Replaces

Jeff Panik (Walsh '04)

At Hilbert:
5 years ('11-'15) - 22-59-4 (.282)

Career: 22-59-4 (.282)

 
Husson

Gavin Penny (Nyack '12)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Husson ('14-'15)

Replaces

Jeff Gettler (Lycoming '73)

At Husson:
6 years ('10-'15) - 57-49-8 (.535)

Career: 308-324-81 (.489)

 
Iowa Wesleyan

Tony Odorisio (Bellevue '12)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Central Community Col. ('15) - 5-11-1 (.324)

Career: 5-11-1 (.324), Junior College

Replaces

Daniel Montanye (UW-Whitewater '11)

At Iowa Wesleyan:
1 year ('15) - 4-16-0 (.200)

Career: 4-16-0 (.200)

 
Kean

John Velasco (Montclair St '12)

***Interim***

Preceding position:
Director of Training, Training T|P|M (NJ) ('16)

Replaces

Rob Irvine (Syracuse '98)

At Kean:
2 years ('14-'15) - 26-14-1 (.646)

 
Keuka

Steve Christenson (Roberts Wesleyan '03)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Keuka ('13-'15) - 28-19-5 (.587)

Men's Career: 23-28-3 (.454)

Replaces

Matt Tantalo (RIT '99)

At Keuka:
11 years ('05-'15) - 104-62-16 (.615)

Career: 125-93-19 (.568)

 
Lakeland

Position not yet filled

Replaces

Adam Galla (William Woods '07)

At Lakeland:
4 years ('12-'15) - 18-51-5 (.277)

Career: 26-79-6 (.261), Men's and Women's

 
Lasell

Michael Haynes (Dale Carnegie Inst. '70)

Preceding position:
Varsity Boys Coach, Matignon H.S. ('06-'15)

Replaces

Burke Hazard (Southern Maine '11)

At Lasell:
2 years ('14-'15) - 26-13-3 (.655)

Career: 26-13-3 (.655)

 
Manchester

Corey Brueggeman (Manchester '12)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Manchester ('13-'15)

Replaces

Dave Good (Elizabethtown '72)

At Manchester:
36 years ('80-'15) - 241-339-50 (.422)

Career: 241-339-50 (.422)

 
Manhattanville

Kyle Dezotell (Middlebury '03)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Norwich ('06-'15) - 131-63-18 (.660)

Career: 142-83-25 (.618)

Replaces

Gregg Miller (Johnson & Wales '94)

At Manhattanville:
5 years ('11-'15) - 45-39-12 (.531)

Career: 187-145-28 (.558)

 
Misericordia

Andrew Loughnane (Caldwell (NJ) '11)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Scranton ('11-'15)

Replaces

Chuck Edkins (Cortland St.)

At Misericordia:
25 years ('91-'15) - 283-159-35 (.630)

Career: 283-159-35 (.630)

 
Mount St. Vincent

Jon Langer

Replaces

Nate Kalin (Lycoming '02)

At Mount St. Vincent:
3 years ('13-'15) - 33-22-2 (.596)

Career: 75-87-13 (.466)

 
Nazareth

Matt Tantalo (RIT '99)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Keuka ('05-'15) - 104-62-16 (.615)

Career: 125-93-19 (.568)

Replaces

Danny Gilbertson (Plymouth St. '00)

At Nazareth:
12 years ('04-'15) - 90-107-18 (.460)

Career: 90-107-18 (.460)

 
New Jersey City

Joseph Cullen (Montclair St '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Moravian ('14-'15)

Replaces

Patrick Snyder (TCNJ '02)

At New Jersey City:
4 years ('12-'15) - 20-51-6 (.299)

Career: 33-88-11 (.292), D-II & D-III

 
New Paltz State

Kyle Clancy (Dominican College '06)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Sage ('10-'15) - 65-39-11 (.613)

Career: 65-39-11 (.613)

Replaces

Gene Ventriglia (New Paltz St. '67)

At New Paltz State:
5 years ('11-'15) - 38-49-9 (.443)

Career: 262-164-29 (.608), Women's D-I

 
New Rochelle

Nate Kalin (Lycoming '02)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Mount St. Vincent ('13-'15) - 33-22-2 (.596)

Career: 75-87-13 (.466)

Replaces

inaugural season for men's team

 
Norwich

Adam Pfeifer (Boston College '03)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Middlebury ('14-'15)

Replaces

Kyle Dezotell (Middlebury '03)

At Norwich:
10 years ('06-'15) - 131-63-18 (.660)

Career: 142-83-25 (.618)

 
Olivet

Dan Montanye (UW-Whitewater '11)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Iowa Wesleyan ('15) - 4-16-0 (.200)

Career: 4-16-0 (.200)

Replaces

Daniel Bulley (Univ. of Buffalo '10)

At Olivet:
3 years ('13-'15) - 24-34-2 (.417)

Career: 24-34-2 (.417)

 
Penn State-Harrisburg

Daniel Krzyzanowicz (Defiance '01)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Medaille ('02-'14) - 197-59-19 (.751)

Career: 246-102-22 (.695), Men's and Women's D-III

Replaces

Seamus Donnelly (Franklin Pierce '96)

At Penn State-Harrisburg:
4 years ('12-'15) - 29-39-6 (.432)

Career: 29-39-6 (.432)

 
Pitt-Bradford

Nathan Whitehurst (Lenoir-Rhyne '08)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Allegheny ('12-'15)

Replaces

Derek Panol (Syracuse '96)

At Pitt-Bradford:
9 years ('07-'15) - 34-113-6 (.242)

 
Sage

Keith Simons (Manhattanville '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Skidmore ('13-'15)

Replaces

Kyle Clancy (Dominican College '06)

At Sage:
6 years ('10-'15) - 65-39-11 (.613)

Career: 65-39-11 (.613)

 
Salisbury

Alex Hargrove (Salisbury '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Salisbury ('10-'15)

Replaces

Gerry DiBartolo (Frostburg St. '75)

At Salisbury:
34 years ('82-'15) - 412-180-60 (.678)

Career: 412-180-60 (.678)

 
Southern Vermont

Greg Gilmore (Southern Vermont '12)

Preceding position:
Varsity Boys Coach, Farmington H.S. (NH) ('14-'15)

Replaces

Joe Baia (Springfield '11)

At Southern Vermont:
2 years ('14-'15) - 6-28-1 (.186)

Career: 6-28-1 (.186)

 
St. Elizabeth

Tiago DosSantos (Berkley '11)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Caldwell ('14-'15)

Replaces

inaugural season for men's team

 
St. Joseph's (Bklyn.)

Ovid Cusu (St. Francis (Bklyn.))

Preceding position:
Varsity Boys Coach, Christ the King H.S. (NY) ('07-'15)

Replaces

Vadim Chernyakhovsky

At St. Joseph's (Bklyn.):
5 years ('11-'15) - 14-53-3 (.221)

 
St. Joseph's (L.I.)

Alex Mendolia (Farmingdale St. '11)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Stony Brook ('15)

Replaces

Tim Trava (St. Joseph's (L.I.) '04)

At St. Joseph's (L.I.):
4 years ('12-'15) - 37-46-5 (.449)

Career: 37-46-5 (.449)

 
Stevens

Dale Jordan (Dublin City '05)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Hobart ('14-'15)

Replaces

Devin Rensing (Eastern Illinois '01)

At Stevens:
5 years ('11-'15) - 82-16-7 (.814)

Career: 82-16-7 (.814)

 
Stevenson

Andrew Bordelon (Drury '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Westminster (Mo.) ('13-'15) - 41-20-2 (.667)

Career: 41-20-2 (.667)

Replaces

John Plevyak (Univ. of Baltimore '77)

At Stevenson:
9 years ('07-'15) - 79-84-20 (.486)

Career: 195-194-39 (.501)

 
University of the Ozarks

Aaron Brueckner (Univ. of the Ozarks '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Paris J.C. ('12-'15)

Replaces

Matt Torok (Syracuse '01)

At University of the Ozarks:
2 years ('14-'15) - 17-15-5 (.527)

Career: 17-15-5 (.527)

 
Ursinus

Keith Cappo (Catholic '04)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Temple ('14-'15)

Career: 28-42-4 (.405), Men's D-II

Replaces

Kyle Rush (Wilkes '02)

At Ursinus:
9 years ('07-'15) - 43-94-13 (.330)

Career: 43-94-13 (.330)

 
Western Connecticut

Joe Mingachos (Western Connecticut '90)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Western Connecticut ('97-'15) - 298-88-27 (.754)

Career: 298-88-27 (.754), Women's

Replaces

George Kostelis (Hartford '93)

At Western Connecticut:
5 years ('11-'15) - 21-57-10 (.295)

Career: 21-57-10 (.295)

 
Westminster (Mo.)

Adam Galla (William Woods '07)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Lakeland ('12-'15) - 18-51-5 (.277)

Career: 26-79-6 (.261), Men's and Women's

Replaces

Andrew Bordelon (Drury '10)

At Westminster (Mo.):
3 years ('13-'15) - 41-20-2 (.667)

Career: 41-20-2 (.667)

 
Wittenberg

Dwight Burgess (Wright St.)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Capital ('00-'09) - 97-84-16 (.533)

Career: 186-145-33 (.556), Men's and Women's D-III

Replaces

Brenton Dawson (Capital '08)

At Wittenberg:
1 year ('15) - 4-12-3 (.289)

Career: 4-12-3 (.289)

 


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